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Accreditation and Recognition

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Cedarville University is a baccalaureate and graduate degree granting institution chartered by the state of Ohio and approved by the Ohio Board of Regents. The Board of Regents has approved the University to award the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Regional Accreditation

The University holds membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This recognition signifies that the University is accredited. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has approved the University to award the doctor of pharmacy degree.

Pharmacy Accreditation

Cedarville University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site


Top Tier-Midwest Region, Comprehensive Colleges Category

Best Midwestern College

Facts and Figures

Since 2016, the School of Pharmacy has graduated more than 160 professional pharmacists. You'll find these Cedarville graduates working in pharmacy chains, hospital settings, and in their own businesses. Others are completing prestigious residency programs at places like Kettering Health; Premier Health; Nationwide Children's Hospital; Cleveland Clinic' and OhioHealth. We are proud of our graduates' success:

NAPLEX Pass Rate

Year First Time First Time
National Average
2019 78.13% 88.34%
2018 94.12% 89.46%
2017 86.36% 87.95%
2016 74.47% 85.86%

Residency Match Rate

Year CU ASHP Reported
National Match Rate
2019 80% 63%
2018 68.75% 65%
2017 67% 66%
2016 79% 68%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Year CU National Average
2018 91.7% 87.9%
2017 95.7% 94.6%
2016 90.24% 94.6%

MJPE First-Time Pass Rate

Year CU National Average
2019 75.86% 82.49%
2018 95.45% 85%
2017 82.14% 85.20%
2016 90.24% 84.74%